Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…

Geumho-dong

A riverside neighborhood comes into its own

Huam-dong

The hillside neighborhood on the southern slope of Namsan Mountain is a layered community   “Huam-dong is a neighborhood with a rich diversity of things in it, in the very heart of Seoul.” Lee Jun-hyeong, an architect with the…

Culture Tanks

Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park has turned an abandoned industrial facility into a travel hot spot A stroll through Sangam-dong’s Oil Tank Culture Park is a journey of the senses that can spark your imagination. As you move between…

Ice City

SEOUL helps you get your skate on this winter
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Artistic Explorations 서울의 예술거리

SEOUL visits four up-and-coming centers of the arts

A New Spin on Interier Design

Hongdae’s Greycouch is not just a guest house. It’s an experiment in interior design.

Oldies But Goodies 서울의 오래된 가게들

Old stores keep history alive in a frantically transforming city

Private, Personable ... and with a Roof

Jane & Arnaud’s rooftop apartment in Hongdae is perfect for gatherings both large and small
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River Vistas 한강 조망 명소

The Hangang River is Seoul’s most beautiful landmark